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Is Y a scalar wave equation?

  1. Jan 27, 2010 #1
    Y=a+b

    because Y,aa+Y,bb=0
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 6, 2010 #2
    That isn't the wave equation, that's the Laplace equation in two dimensions.

    Your expression for Y is a solution if it is compatible with the boundary conditions. Boundary conditions must be specified for it to be a well-posed problem with a unique solution.

    Torquil
     
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